Obituaries

Dera Joyce Thompson

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Dera Joyce Thompson, 63, of Little Rock, passed away Monday, October 11, 2010. She was born September 30, 1947, in Little Rock to J.T. Hembree and Dera Frazier Hembree. She is preceded in death by her father, J.T. Hembree. Dera worked at UALR over 29 years, she was a graduate of Daughn's Business College, an avid reader and a supporter of the Central Arkansas Library System. She is survived by her sons, Keith Brent Thompson and wife, Shawn and Kelly Thompson, and partner, Curtis Davis both of Little Rock; her mother, Dera Frazier Hembree of Little Rock; sisters, Sue Stolzer of Little Rock, Patricia Hembree Sladen and husband, Joseph of Hot Springs and a granddaughter, Kristin Marie Thompson. Visitation will be held at Ruebel Funeral Home on Wednesday, October 13, 2010, from 5 to 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held at Ruebel Funeral Home on Thursday, October 14, 2010 at 11 a.m., followed by burial at Pinecrest Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Arkansas Central Library System. Arrangements by Ruebel Funeral Home, www.ruebelfuneralhome.com.

Published October 12, 2010